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Michael Brown's Family Announces Plans To Pursue Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Lilly Workneh | March 5, 2015 | Black Voices
The family of Michael Brown announced on Thursday it will file a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, and former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. An attorney for the family confirmed the news, which comes just one day after the U.S. Department of Justice officially announced its...

Rep. Mike Honda On His Transgender Granddaughter: ‘She's Beautiful'

Kira Brekke | March 5, 2015 | Gay Voices
As a longtime supporter of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, the fight for equality is hitting closer to home for California Rep. Mike Honda, who is embracing his transgender granddaughter with open arms. Following a tweet about what a "proud grandfather" he is to little

John Kerry All But Rolls His Eyes Over The Hillary Clinton Email Controversy

Paige Lavender | March 5, 2015 | Politics
Secretary of State John Kerry addressed the criticism surrounding his predecessor, Hillary Clinton, for using a personal email address for official State Department business, all but rolling his eyes over the controversy. "With respect to Secretary Clinton's emails, the State Department has had access to a wide array...

Reporting Sexual Abuse in the Military Is 'Inherently Unfair.' Here's Why.

Amanda Duberman | March 5, 2015 | Women
Some progress has been made, but the chain of command creates big problems.

More Proof That Treating Workers Well Is Straight-Up Good For Business

Emily Peck | March 5, 2015 | Business
This should be obvious by now, but some companies still don't realize that if they treat workers well, good things will happen.

Are Breasts In America Really Getting Bigger?

Amanda Duberman | March 5, 2015 | Women
The world learned this week that the average male penis size is 5.16 inches when erect. While we were talking anatomical numbers, we wondered: What’s the average female breast size? And has the figure gotten bigger over time? (Pun intended.)

The Only Bar Mitzvah Invitation You Ever Need To See For The Rest Of Eternity

Taylor Pittman | March 5, 2015 | Teen
Brody Criz just put every other Bar Mitzvah invitation to shame. In his invitation video, Brody puts a twist on hit songs changing the words to fit his celebration. He skips around the street and sings about being Jewish to the tune of Pharrell’s “Happy” and wears a wig...

21 Recipes That Are Way Cuter Baked In A Muffin Pan

Kate Bratskeir | March 5, 2015 | Taste
Food tastes better when it's also adorable.

Kids With Cancer Learn Martial Arts As A Way To Manage Stress, Pain, Anxiety

Kimberly Yam | March 5, 2015 | Good News
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — The young people who learn martial arts at a studio north of Detroit are not considered students. Their instructors use a different word.

Anthony Davis 'Guarantees' Kentucky's National Title, Talks Kevin Hart And Jameis Winston

Jordan Schultz | March 5, 2015 | Sports
When New Orleans drafted Kentucky's Anthony Davis first overall in 2012, they did so in the hopes that he would become the NBA's next dominant big man. But even the Pelicans' front office probably didn't think it would happen so quickly. Now in his third season, Davis -- 21 years...

Even Hawaii's Mauna Kea Is Covered In Snow, Aka Winter May NEVER End

Suzy Strutner | March 5, 2015 | Travel
And you thought your snow day was bad. Hawaii's Mauna Kea awoke to a hefty blanket of white Thursday morning, after forecasters predicted 10 to 15 inches of snowfall overnight. Officials closed the road to the volcano's summit due to icy conditions -- and while it's not...

15 Weird Questions Brides Were Actually Asked Before The Wedding

Kelsey Borresen | March 5, 2015 | Weddings
The weeks leading up to the wedding can be crazy -- stress levels are high, money is low and free time is all but non-existent. On top of that, there are all the weird and occasionally prying questions from friends, family and coworkers about your relationship and your wedding...

'Clueless' Star Jeremy Sisto Was 'Heartbroken' To Lose 'Titanic' Role To Leonardo DiCaprio

Rahel Gebreyes | March 5, 2015 | Entertainment
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet became global sensations after starring in James Cameron's "Titanic," but it almost didn't happen that way. Jeremy Sisto, who you may remember as Elton from "Clueless" and Det. Lupo from "Law & Order," stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss his role in A&E's...

Michael Brown's Family Will File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against City Of Ferguson

Andres Jauregui | March 5, 2015 | Crime
(Adds quotes, details) By Carey Gillam March 5 (Reuters) - The parents of black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot dead in August by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, will file a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, a family attorney said on Thursday. "He did not have...

Instagram Ads Get Cool Interactive Feature, But Regular Users Don't

Damon Beres | March 5, 2015 | Technology
When Instagram brought advertisements to its platform in late 2013, it promised it would make sure the ads weren't too obtrusive for users. Now, it's introducing a new feature to make them stand out.

Scribbled Note Shows Slain Opposition Leader Nemtsov On Trail Of Russian Deaths In Ukraine

Eline Gordts | March 5, 2015 | World
MOSCOW, March 5 (Reuters) - It may have been the last note Boris Nemtsov ever wrote, a hurried scrawl in blue pen on a plain white sheet of A4 paper. A day before he was shot dead near the Kremlin last week, the Russian opposition figure and his close aide...

DEADLOCKED: Jodi Arias Jury Unable To Reach Unanimous Decision

David Lohr | March 5, 2015 | Crime
Jodi Arias, the bespectacled murderess who tried to turn her elaborate sex life into a defense for the brutal killing of her ex-boyfriend, will not pay for her crime with her life. The jury of eight women and four men, who deliberated for 26 hours over a six-day period...

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Calls Tsarnaev A 'Coward' In Emotional Letter

Michael McLaughlin | March 5, 2015 | Crime
BOSTON -- A woman who nearly died in the Boston Marathon bombing wrote an intense letter to Dzokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday, telling the accused bomber that she had finally conquered her fears by testifying against him earlier that day. Rebekah Gregory was a spectator at the 2013 race, along with...

15 Most Outrageous Examples Of Police Misconduct In The DOJ Report On Ferguson

Jessica Dickerson | March 5, 2015 | Black Voices
The Department of Justice today released a report of its investigation into claims of civil rights abuses by police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, where Darren Wilson, a white officer, shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old, over the summer.

How To Wear '60s Style In 2015 ('Cause It's Groovy, Baby)

Julee Wilson | March 5, 2015 | Style
We have the 1960s to thank for some of fashion's most iconic pieces. Where would we be without the mini skirt, the bikini, the Afro and fringe, glorious fringe? The decade wasn't called the Swinging Sixties for nothing! We took a...